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What is 14 25/8 as a decimal?

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Solution: 14 25/8 as a decimal is 17.13MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 14 25/8 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 14 by 8 and add its product to 25 in the numerator to get: 137/8. Now we will attempt to convert 137/8 to a decimal using the following method. Explanation using the division method:A fraction is written in terms of two parts: the number on top is called the numerator and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. We can use the division method to solve this question. To get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 137 by the denominator 8:137 (numerator) Γ· 8 (denominator) = 17.13As a result, you get 17.13 as your answer when you convert 14 25/8 (or 137/8) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 6 37/18 as a decimal?What is 4 88/12 as a decimal?What is 1 55/25 as a decimal?What is 7 7/20 as a decimal?